Proceedings of the Third Muskeg Research Conference

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Proceedings titleTechnical Memorandum, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada
ConferenceProceedings of the Third Muskeg Research Conference: 01 July 1957, Ottawa
Pages165; # of pages: 65
AbstractThis is the record of the Third Annual Muskeg Research Conference, the technical sessions of which were held in the library building of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., on February 20, 1957. A list of those in attendance is included as Appendix A of those proceedings. This Conference was the first to be held in British Columbia, and was sponsored by the Associate Committee on Soil and Snow Mechanics of the National Research Council. The Conference took the form of a symposium on problems of access over organic terrain. The morning session of February 20th was under the chairmanship of Mr. R.A. Hemstock. Progress reports were read from the various centres of muskeg research in Canada and three papers were presented and discussed. The afternoon session was chaired by Mr. C.F. Ripley. Five papers were presented, followed by a general discussion. On the second day of the Conference, February 21, a field trip was made to several local points of interest, with regard to muskeg problems and peat development. Acting as guides on various parts of this field trip were: Dr. J.E. Armstrong, Mr. R.C. Thurber, Mr. C. Leonoff and Mr. E.E. Carncross.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number21039
NPARC number20386613
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